MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials say a teenager who was pulled unresponsive from a lake in Eagan Thursday is dead.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner confirmed the teen’s death and identified him as 13-year-old Jeylon Holloway. The examiner’s report states Holloway died at a hospital early Friday morning of freshwater drowning.READ MORE: Osakis Turns Out For Beloved Coach & Widower Who Leaves Behind 3 Boys
Eagan police were called to the 3000 block of Eagandale Place near Lemay Lake around 1:30 p.m. Thursday on a report of a missing boy. They found a shoe near the water and suspected he may have fallen into open water near a drainage culvert.READ MORE: New Car Market Delays Drive Used Car Prices To Spike By Thousands
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Dive Team responded, finding Holloway unresponsive underwater. Medics performed lifesaving measures before he was taken to the hospital.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Collision Near Hinckley
A GoFundMe has been created for Holloway’s family.
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